Blog

Our city has so many stories to tell.

So many experiences to discover, and so many places to explore. Browse the blog to see useful tips, tricks, insights and highlights gathered by our passionate team of Leeds locals. Hidden gems, seasonal lists, fun facts, and awesome activities. Each one a new way to enjoy our home.

Leeds Golden Owl

A Single Explorer

A single explorer Claragh enjoys some ‘me time’ exploring the city Armed with comfortable shoes, I’m off to explore the city of Leeds! As I’m going to be doing some walking this morning I thin

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6 August 2020

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Gail’s Ladies Afternoon in Leeds

Gail enjoys her visit into Leeds city centre since lockdown eased Saturday 1st August Today was our first exciting social trip into Leeds since lockdown.  We caught the 10.45 train into Leeds. The journey was, u

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6 August 2020

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Golden Acre Bluebells

Chloe’s Day Out in Meanwood

Chloe tells us how she loves to spend the day exploring Meanwood… I start the day with breakfast at Tandem, there’s something for everyone! Serving Home baked goods, c

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6 August 2020

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Sarah’s Post-Lockdown Leeds Walking Tours

  Sarah Cowling, from Leeds Walking Tours, tells us how she’s excited to once again be taking people round the city on tours and how it works in a post-lockdown world… By early 2020, our weekly Leeds Highlights Walk

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6 August 2020

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Leeds Corn Exchange - credit Carl Milner Photography for Leeds City Council

Danni’s Favourite Way to Spend the Day in Leeds!

Danni describes her favourite way to spend the day in Leeds… IF on Call Lane is the perfect spot for breakfast, serving local coffee from North Star Coffee Roasters and fantastic brunch

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6 August 2020

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Interior Issho

Fine Dining

Our city has a whole menu of delicious dining experiences on offer including some of the finest restaurants in the country. For those who are celebrating or simply just indulging, here’s a look at some of Leeds’ best fine dining spots for an i

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25 July 2020

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Roxy Lanes, Leeds - credit Paula Brown at Ollievision

Sports Bars in Leeds

With decorated sides like Leeds United and Leeds Rhinos, and a slew of international sporting events calling Leeds their home, we are a city known for our passion for world-class sports. So, whether you’re looking to enjoy Leeds United being bac

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24 July 2020

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Leeds Town Hall through blossom, credit Carl Milner

Leeds Self-Guided Architecture Tour

From award winning buildings to the intricately beautiful Victorian arcades, here in Leeds we have an array of fascinating architecture to keep you amused for the day. With a blend of old and new, the architectural styles and buildings are captiva

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24 July 2020

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East Parade Social

Independent Bars in Leeds

Leeds is home to some of the best independent bars in the UK; drinking spots that have made the city a must-visit for boozy brunches, cocktail afternoons and dancing until dawn. Many venues unique to our great city are reopening with a socially di

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24 July 2020

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University of Leeds at Night

Paisley’s Weekend in Leeds

With a central location in the UK, Leeds is the ideal getaway for a long weekend. I recently spent a few days in this quintessential English city and quickly fell in love with all of its charms. Here is everything that you need to know about how t

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23 July 2020

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